Resources for living well
Diabetes Forecast is a lifestyle magazine for people with diabetes. It provides people with diabetes and their families with comprehensive, accurate, and timely information and support on all aspects of diabetes, including diet, fitness, self-care, and research.
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
This online workshop video presents a broad overview of diabetes in sign language, including pathophysiology, risk factors, management techniques, and preventative measures.
NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This program brings face-to-face, small-group sessions to life through conversation maps. With the help of a trained facilitator, participants focus on the health information most relevant to them and relate it to their own experiences. At the end of each session, participants create a workable plan for using what they learn to drive meaningful behavior change in their lives. Training for facilitators is available.
This online multimedia tutorial provides an overview of proper foot care for patients with diabetes.
Diabetes Playbook provides tips for people with diabetes to keep track of their diabetes care. The book was created jointly by health care professionals who treat diabetes as well as people living with diabetes.
Penn State Hershey Diabetes Institute
This guide teaches about how diabetes affects you, and what you can do to take care of yourself. There is space in the back for you to keep track of your diabetes care, set goals for yourself, and work toward living well with diabetes.
Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
This guide contains easy-to-understand charts and worksheets to help you track your diabetes health and work with your doctor to develop a plan to maintain a healthy heart. It is available in English and Spanish. En español
American College of Physicians (ACP)
This website is filled with information about living with diabetes and developing habits for healthy eating and physical activity through small, sensible steps. En español
This booklet provides concise information for African Americans on heart disease and its risk factors. It explains how to reduce risk factors for heart disease, prevent and control high blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol, prevent and control diabetes, manage weight, and stop smoking.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
This comprehensive guide will help you control your diabetes by keeping a balance between what you eat, your physical activity, and your medication. It will also help you take important steps to prevent diabetes-related health problems. En español
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)